Dia De Los Muertos Costume

Hi friends! Sorry this post is so late! I have been having terrible sinus issues and have been sick with a fever for 3 days straight! I have finally started to feel better, thankfully! So, I guess a late post is better than never, right? Today I’m bringing you a fairly easy costume tutorial! I put my Dia De Los Muertos costume together in about an hour on Sunday afternoon! Now, the face painting took a little longer… but more on that later. Let’s start with the costume first!


I made my own flower crown and flower choker! Let’s start with the crown first. You’ll need a headband (maybe one a little larger than mine), fake flowers, old fabric you don’t mind cutting up, and a hot glue gun! First, pull the flowers off the stems. Second, cut rectangular pieces of fabric and hot glue it to the bottom of the flower.


You will want to leave a little flap to be folded over the headband. Third, Start hot gluing your flowers around the headband. I tried mine on a few times before I actually got the look I was going for.


Next, you’ll want to make your choker. I cut a very thin strip of black fabric and folded it over. Then I pulled the flower off the stem, and hot glued it inside the folded over part. That’s it! Easy peasy!


After the costume accessories were complete, I painted my face! I wanted a very pale face, so I got some white grease paint (I chose that instead of a cream base so my other colors would not mix) and smeared it on my whole face with a sponge. I didn’t do much around my eyes because I knew I would be painting them black.


Once the white is done, get going on that black! I blacked out my eyes and the bottom of my nose! To be honest, you can do whatever designs you want! I got inspiration from several pictures on Pinterest!


You can stick to black and white or add some color in there! Totally up to you, and that’s the best part!


Now, I’m going to say it again because I feel it needs saying, I’m obviously not great at make-up. With that being said, I’m pretty happy with how it turned out. So, I’m sending you a huge confidence boost because if I can do it (even if it took me 2 hours), so can you!


Lastly, you’ll need your actual clothing! I bought this skirt about 10 years ago when I went to Mexico on a mission trip. So, this pretty thing is authentic, but I’m sure you can find something like it or make it with a pattern.


I also wore a black lace top to add a little bit of detail, since my skirt is so plain. To complete my look, I wore my new favorite lace up heels in black! (Thanks Mom!)


This costume was quite fun to create and not too hard!


I hope y’all have an amazing Halloween tomorrow! Eat lots of candy and don’t get too spooked!!

❤ Abbie

Greyfriars Kirkyard, Edinburgh, Scotland

Happy almost Halloween my ghouls! I thought the last spooky location I should take y’all through should be really creepy, but also awesome. So, today I bring you Greyfriars Kirkyard in Edinburgh, Scotland!

When planning our trip to Scotland I did a lot of research on things to do/see. Edinburgh was a little bit harder than other places because we wanted to see a ton of stuff. It is an incredible historic city, and we wanted to hit the highlights! One place that we kept seeing over and over (for different reasons) was Greyfriars Kirkyard. So, we added it to the list!


 Greyfriars Kirkyard, like many places in Edinburgh, is tucked behind some old buildings and you would absolutely miss it if you weren’t paying attention. The easiest way I suggest finding it, is to find Greyfriars Bobby’s Pub. First of all, the outside is adorable and you can see a statue of Bobby, the sky terrier who supposedly guarded his owners grave until his own death 14 years later. (You can find Bobby’s headstone right in the entrance of Greyfriars Kirkyard.) Once you find Greyfriars Bobby, look to your immediate left and go down the dark spooky alley and you will walk straight into Greyfriars Kirkyard.


This cemetery has been around since the 1560s. Yes, you read that correctly, 1560. Many Scots have been buried in Greyfriars throughout the ages, but one has been said to still be hanging around after his death. George Mackenzie was a persecutor of the Presbyterian church back in the 17th century, and his ghost is supposedly haunting the kirkyard to this day. The Mackenzie Poltergeist is said to be pretty aggressive because people have been scratched, bruised, and pushed often in the kirkyard at night.


It’s kind of incredible just to see all the old headstones and mausoleums. Even during the day it’s a little creepy. If you’re looking for a really creepy time, try going in the kirkyard at night! As far as I know, it stays open all the time, so you can go in anytime of the day or night! Jackson and I found the kirkyard for the first time at around 11pm and we wandered around in the dark for awhile. Not going to lie, you are going to want someone to hold onto.


Ok, where are all my Potterheads? I have something exciting to tell you! Did you know that J.K. Rowling wrote Harry Potter in Edinburgh (more on that in another post) and more specifically, found some of her character’s names in Greyfriars Cemetery?!? Buried in the cemetery is a man named Tom Riddle. There is also a Scottish poet with the last name McGonagall. I’m not going to tell you where they are because honestly finding them is half the fun! I will tell you they are closer to the back, but that’s it!


Greyfriars Kirkyard is an unbelievable place in one of the most beautifully magical cities in the world. If you are ever in Scotland, you must visit Greyfriars Kirkyard and Edinburgh. Say hello to Bobby for me and make sure to be on your guard!


❤ Abbie

Halloweekends, Cedar Point, OH

Hi friends! I hope your week has gone well! I had the pleasure of taking a trip up to visit family in Ohio this past weekend. There are many things I love about Ohio, but one of the big things is Cedar Point Amusement Park. I may be a little biased because I grew up going to Cedar Point; however, I know I am not biased when it comes to LOVING Halloweekends. Every September Cedar Point transforms itself into the spookiest and coolest Halloween-themed park! I can say that Cedar Point is definitely the best scary theme park that I have been to (beating out Six Flags Fright Fest, Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream, and I would even say Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights). I know that sounds kind of crazy, but if you are looking for the most spook and fun for your buck, I highly recommend Cedar Point! Let’s get spooked shall we?!


Cedar Point offers six scare zones where trouble seems to lurk at every corner! With heavy fog and people who seem to walk almost silently, you’ll definitely be jumping and holding on to a friend or loved one! Some of my favorite scare zones are Tombstone Terror-tory, Harvest Fear and Carnevil!



This year Cedar Point is offering two new haunted houses (six total) and I must admit, they are pretty amazing! The people who are scaring you are really good at distracting you to one side, only to be scared when you turn around! If you love haunted houses, you are in for a treat! I highly suggest Freak Show (new), G.A. Boeckling’s Eerie Estate, and Zombie High School!


The best time to visit Halloweekends is on a Friday or a Sunday night. Saturday tends to be a nightmare (pun intended) of crowds and it will make it almost impossible for you to see everything. You can also ride some of the rides while there! I suggest my favorite ride since I was a kid, The Mine Ride. This year they added a haunting new twist, you have to find out #WhatsInTheShed


The fee for Halloweekends starts at $43/person, but that gets you into all the scare zones, haunted houses, and rides! You would be paying almost the same to get into somewhere like Six Flags (who doesn’t include haunted houses in their ticket prices… like idiots… sorry, I’m a bit salty from our recent trip there) but you will be getting so much more!


If you are ever near Sandusky, Ohio you MUST visit Cedar Point (Halloweekends or not)! It is such a fun amusement park and I highly recommend visiting at any and every opportunity! Also, if you have any fun other haunted/spooky/Halloween-themed locations that I should visit, please comment below! I always love suggestions!


Have a spooktacular evening!

❤ Abbie

P.s. All of these photos were taken from my phone, so I’m sorry they aren’t the normal quality of my photographs. However, I must admit I am pretty impressed at how well my phone actually did. Anywhoooo… have a good night!

I Love Lucy Costume Tutorial

Lucy you got some ‘splainin’ to do!! Aww Riickkkkeeeyyyy!! Did anyone else grow up on hearing that!? I Love Lucy is such an amazing and iconic show that it would be really hard for me not to make it into a costume! I grew up watching the show, so it was a blast to be Lucy for a night! The best part of this costume is that it’s so simple!


First thing you’ll want to do is your hair! Luckily, it’s pretty easy to do also! First thing you need to do is section off the front bang part of your hair. You’ll want to curl it straight backwards and then roll it. It should make a roll right in the front of your head.


Next, you’ll want to curl the sides. Once that’s done, take the sides and slick them back, then pin. It should kind of look like a curly mohawk going down your head. If you have any pieces sticking out in weird ways, spin it into a curl and pin it down. Easy, right?


After your hair is done, it’s time for makeup! I made a cat eye and lots of mascara to open up those peepers! Add some blush and red lips and you’re good to go!


For the clothing part you’ll need a polka dot dress and some pearls!


To really give the Lucy effect, make a bottle of Vitameatavegimin and carry a spoon!



Make gross faces, but really try to sell that stuff! Remember to shout catchphrases like “Rickeeyyyy” and fake cry a lot! Bonus points if you’re a redhead!


❤ Lucy for the evening

Viking Costume Tutorial

Happy Friday, friends! I’m here to bring you the first costume tutorial for this Halloween season! The tv show Vikings  has been an incredibly popular show this year, so I thought it might be fun to make a costume! I recently chopped all of my hair off, making it impossible for me to really do this costume well, because let’s be honest, the coolest part of being a viking woman is the awesome hair! I asked my friend Kate if I could use her (and her plethora of gorgeous hair) as my viking model! She excitedly agreed and we were all set! I’m going to take you through a step-by-step hair tutorial then share what we chose for clothing after!


The first thing I did was section out the top around the crown. This gives plenty of hair from the crown down for braids. You can leave that pinned up for a little bit because we are going to do the top last.


After the top is sectioned, I sectioned the sides into two equal parts (top and bottom). I then braided the top half first so you don’t have any hair falling down while you are trying to braid the bottom. The key to this look is to braid toward the back of your head until you reach where your head starts to turn to the back. Once you get to where your head starts to become the back you can braid down so you have some braids showing with your half up-do.


After you do one side, do the other. You can switch it up and maybe have one braid on one side and two on the other. It’s totally up to you! I did two rows of braids on each side of her head. After the sides are done you can start on the top!


First thing you’ll want to do for the top is to tease all but about a half inch in the very front. I knew I wanted the front to have a pouf, but Kate has a very distinct side part. So I actually sectioned off a little in the front and made a large swooped pouf to give her the height I was wanting. If you don’t have a prominent part, you can just start the top braid.


I decided to do a wide braid (almost a braided mohawk) down the back. Make sure you really tease the middle part. (Call it all sorts of mean names and make it cry!!)  You want a lot of volume for this braid! Once it’s sufficiently teased, start doing a wide braid. I usually do it a little tighter at first, then once it’s braided and in the rubber band I pull it out a little bit to give it the width. If you have little pieces sticking out, you can bobby pin them down.


After that, I just slightly waved the ends with my wand. You don’t want lots of curls, just some loose waves. Once that’s done, you’re viking hair is complete!!


For makeup we just did a very dark smokey eye and some nude lipstick to give her a little color. You don’t want anything really bright, neutrals and dark tones are best for this look!



For clothing, we decided on a dark green peasant top with black pants. You might recognize the fur from my previous Little Red Riding Hood costume. If you don’t know already, you can go to Joann’s or Hobby Lobby and buy some fur pretty inexpensively. If you want more details about lengths to buy and prices you can check out the link to my other costume above.

IMG_7525For accessories we added a woven belt, lace-up boots, and a hatchet! With that, your viking costume is complete!




A huge thanks goes out to Kate for being my model! This costume is actually super easy and inexpensive! I feel like most people will already have something in their closet that will work!


I hope y’all have a fantastic evening and happy October!!

❤ Abbie and Kate

Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, OH

Hello friends! So, I’ve been going back and forth about whether or not I wanted to post about some spooky/supposedly haunted places because the last time I did I received some negative feedback. However, it is something that has always been of interest to me, and I feel I need to be true to myself. With that being said, I want to start this post off by saying I don’t necessarily believe that these places I will be sharing are “haunted.” I am just going to tell some facts and share some experiences had by others and I will let you make the call. Or don’t make a call and just enjoy some spooky stories! Anyways, somewhat soapbox over. Let’s get to some spooky!


Today I am sharing one of the cooler places I’ve visited in Cleveland! Lake View Cemetery is the resting place of many famous Clevelanders throughout the years. Buried in the rolling hills of Lake View are people like John D. Rockefeller, Elliot Ness, and James A. Garfield (tomb is pictured above), just to name a few. You might be surprised at some of these names, but back in the late 1800s/early 1900s Cleveland was actually home to more millionaires than any city in America. The oil and railroad trades boomed in Cleveland, making it a very wealthy city! That meant the wealthiest could afford to be buried in the most beautiful location in Cleveland, Lake View Cemetery.


The cemetery itself is massive, spanning over 285 acres. With all this land and lots of twisted pathways, it’s not hard to get lost. But, that is the beauty of Lake View, getting lost for an hour or two looking at all of the beautifully haunting graves.


It’s amazing to me the detail that was put in to making some of these graves. The beautiful mausoleums, intricate gravestones, and hauntingly realistic sculptures greet you at every turn. It’s not hard to get the sense of not being alone.

One of my favorite graves is for a family named Haserot. It is perhaps the most photographed grave in the entire cemetery because it is so foreboding. Nestled back behind some tombs sits the Haserot angel.


The name of the dark angel is actually “The Angel of Death Victorious.” The angel sits with an extinguished torch upside-down to symbolize life being extinguished. She stares straight ahead, unmoving. The eeriest part of the Haserot angel comes from years of being exposed to the elements; the bronze has worn and it looks as if she is crying black tears. Even if you see nothing else in the cemetery, you must  visit the Haserot Angel.


The final grave I would like to share comes with a bit of a story. Hans Tiedemann was a German immigrant who came to live in Cleveland in the late 1800s. He built an incredible home called Franklin Castle.


If you are from Cleveland (or Ohio in general) you have most likely heard of this house. Franklin Castle is known for being the most haunted house in Ohio. Years and years of stories and mystery have shrouded this home and they all trace back to the supposed horrors of Mr. Tiedemann.


Tiedemann and his family built the mansion (shown above) from 1881-1883 in one of the most influential and wealthy parts of Cleveland. He moved into the home with his wife Louise, and their two children. The Tiedemann’s lost several children due to the common diseases of the time, but rumor had it that more people had died in the home (of not so natural causes, if you catch my drift). The home switched owners several times through the years. Some say it was built above part of the underground railroad. Others say in the 1920s during prohibition, the basement was used as a speakeasy. Some even say it belonged to a group of Nazis. One thing always stays the same however, the owners always say the house is haunted. What is most commonly seen is a woman in black standing on the second floor balcony. People report mysterious mists appearing and the feeling of being pushed. I’m not quite sure if we’ll ever know what really happened in Franklin Castle, but it sure makes for a good spooky story! If you want to hear more creepy details about Franklin Castle I highly recommend the book “Haunted Ohio.”


Well, that’s all for this weeks spooky wandering post! If you ever get the chance to visit Lake View Cemetery in Ohio, it’s worth the trip! Say hello to the Haserot Angel for me… and let’s all hope she doesn’t say hello back.

❤ Abbie

Yzma and Kronk Costume

Hello friends! It would be terrible of me to not give you at least one costume! Jax and I got the opportunity to go to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party again this year and we love to dress up for it! The  hard part is finding a unique costume, so you’re not going as the same character as everyone else! Last year we went as Mary Poppins and Bert, which was original and comfortable!

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But this year we wanted something really unique. We got to thinking about it and we realized we love the movie “Emperor’s New Groove.”  If you haven’t seen it, go watch it IMMEDIATELY!! It’s on Netflix! If you have seen it, you know that Yzma and Kronk are two of the most lovably hilarious bad guys in the Disney film collection! We couldn’t think of anyone else we’d rather be! So today I’m going to share a quick tutorial on how to make a super easy Yzma and Kronk costume!


We’ll start with Kronk because his is the easiest! I got a blue shirt from Walmart and Rit fabric dyed some cotton shorts to be purple. Next I got some yellow felt and cut out the shape of Kronk’s shirt. I hand-sewed the felt to his shirt! Easy-peasy!


Hobby Lobby has foam hats for kids, but they can fit adults heads too! I got a construction worker foam hat and just cut it to make a round hat. I poked a hole through the top and attached a bendable metal wire with another piece of yellow foam at the top, to make his little antenna. I then got fake doll hair (also from Hobby Lobby) and hot glued it to the back of the hat, so it looked like Kronk’s wavy hair!


I made some cuffs out of foam sheets and just ran yellow shoelaces through to lace them around Jackson’s arm! That’s it for Kronk! Super easy!


Now let’s get working on Yzma! I got a plain black dress (which happened to look Aztec-ish) from Papaya. I got another little hat from Hobby Lobby and cut all of the reindeer parts off of it. I then put black duct tape around the hat and molded it in the shape of Yzma’s hat. I made a giant feather out of poster board and stuck a short, skinny piece of dowel rod in between the poster so the feather would stay up straight.



For Yzma’s feather collar, I got a headband and hot-glued fake feathers all around the outside. I then hot-glued some fabric around the outside of the headband, so it looked more like a collar!


Next, makeup! Yzma is super pale, so I got white face paint and spread it on my face, neck, and arms. I didn’t do too much paint on anything but my face because walking around Disney covered in body paint is not fun. It’s also hot… and sticky. I drew some old lady wrinkles on my forehead, and under my eyes. (When I tell you I am not a makeup artist, I am not lying. So, I know that my makeup doesn’t look all that great, and I’m sorry! Just know, that I know. Haha!) Also, please don’t get too scared when scrolling down, I have a wig cap on and I look a bit scary if you’re not expecting it. Lol.


I also gave myself some crazy purple eyes and attached some wild fake eyelashes! Another good thing is that Yzma is supposed to look crazy! So go all out!


And when completed?! You have Yzma and Kronk!


We had so much fun walking around Disney and seeing other people’s costumes! Halloween is just the best! Here’s a Disney hint for you: If you have a really unique or elaborate costume, Disney employees can give you stuff for free! We got some free churros because people loved our costumes!! And they gave us a TON of candy!! I hope y’all have a fantastic Halloween!!


❤ Yzma… I mean Abbie

Little Red Riding Hood Werewolf Hunter: Part 2

Hey everybody!! I am finally finishing up this tutorial and just in time for Halloween!! Tomorrow I will post pictures from our Halloween party last Friday, because everyone’s costumes were so adorable! But for today I have the tutorial for the wolf vest and a makeup tutorial for Little Red! Let’s get started on the vest! When I went to JoAnn’s I looked in the fabric section for fur that I felt most resembled werewolf fur. I was lucky enough to get the fur for 50% off! So the vest cost me $7! I got a yard and a half of fabric.

First thing I did was lay the fabric out length-wise. I took the fabric and centered it around my shoulders. I decided that I really didn’t want to have to sew the vest, so I took a pen and made marks on the inside of the fabric where my arms would come through. Once I marked the spot on each side, I cut a 10ish inch line down the fabric to fit my arms though. Then I tried it on!

Now onto the makeup! I started by applying a smoky eye. I wanted something harsh and heavy feeling. For a full tutorial on a smoky eye you can check out the link here.

Next thing after your makeup is applied, we will do the scratches! There are 2 products you need for this tutorial: Rigid Collodion and Bloody Scab. Both products you can find in the makeup and prosthetics section at your local Halloween store! And they are like $5 for both!

Rigid collodion is the first thing you are going to apply. This stuff is so cool.  It’s perfect for making fake scars because it sucks your skin in and makes actual indentations in your face. BEFORE YOU APPLY it’s important for you to know that it’s going to sting a little and it has a very strong smell.  Your face is literally going to feel like it’s stuck. But don’t worry after it dries you can move around and that stuff isn’t going anywhere!

So what you do is paint it on your face like you would paint your nails. I did 4 long lines down my face to look like claw marks.  The key to using the rigid collodion properly is to wait for it to dry then add more layers on top of the previously dried section. After 2 or 3 layers your face should really look sunken in. Next I took a purple-rose color eyeshadow and put some color around the scar to make it look bruised.

Next, take a paintbrush and your bloody scab gel and start putting that in the creases over the rigid collodion. I like to bunch it up in some places and thin it out in others.

Once that’s all done  apply your lipstick and your makeup is complete!

After that put your costume on and bask in the glory!!

I wore a belt from Fossil with some hunting knives looped in. My boots are from Fossil as well, and I love them. So much.

I wore all black underneath just to keep things simple, because I have a lot going on with the vest, cape and scars.

Well this is it for Fashion Friday Halloween edition! I hope you all had as much fun as I did! I hope you all have a fabulous Halloween tomorrow!!

❤ Little Red Riding Hood

5 More Pop Culture Costumes with Julia!

Hey everyone, and happy Fashion Friday!! I know I said I was going to post this on the 30th, but I’ve got a million and one things going on this weekend, so I’m posting the rest of these adorable costume ideas from Julia today! Stay tuned next week for the second half of the 2 part series on Little Red Riding Hood! Now, I’m handing it over to Julia with her costume ideas coming straight from your closet!!

1. Jessica “Jess” Day — “New Girl”

     Who’s that girl? It’s Jess! Jess from “New Girl” is adorkable and perfect for a last minute costume. You need a colorful dress and some shoes in a contrasting color. If you don’t have bangs like me, create some faux ones using an online tutorial. Top off the look with some big glasses, and make sure your eyes look BIG!
    Optional: Sing alllllll night long
2. Hermione Granger — Harry Potter
    Harry Potter is ALWAYS relevant. This costume is recognizable and easily assembled. You need a white oxford shirt, black shoes, black or gray skirt, and either a sweater or a sweater vest. Tease your hair all over to make it big and frizzy. If you don’t have a wand lying around your house, venture outside (ugh) and find a stick.
    Optional: Make a Gryffindor pin from red cardstock and a print-out hot glued to a safety pin
    Bonus points if: You wear a red and gold striped tie
3. Violet Baudelaire — The Series of Unfortunate Events
    The Series is coming back in a big way – as a Netflix original series. Beat the onslaught of Violet costumes that are right around 2016’s corner and show that you are one with the times. I LOVE this costume because the only thing you HAVE to have is a bow in your hair. I am wearing a plain gray dress and blue oxford shirt underneath, but any kind of outfit that includes a dress or skirt in muted color is perfection. I am carrying The Unauthorized Biography of Lemony Snicket just to make the costume more recognizable.
    Optional: Find someone to play Olaf or Klaus!
4. Holly Golightly — “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”
    Who doesn’t want to be Audrey Hepburn? Don’t lie to yourself. This Holly costume strays from your typical tiara-and-pearls nonsense. You only need one item! A trench coat. Use a lot of hairspray to bump up the front part of your hair and curl two cute pigtails! Retro makeup is a must!
    Optional: A ginger cat named Cat. (My cat is named Audrey. She’s neurotic.)
5. Luke Danes — “Gilmore Girls”
    “Gilmore Girls” is my all time favorite show. I’ve been in love with Luke Danes since I was very, very young. You need a plaid shirt, jeans, and a backwards baseball cap. Carry a coffee cup or coffee pot and shoot everyone looks of disapproval because Halloween candy is VERY bad for you.

    Optional: Luke’s Diner merchandise.

Thanks so much again to Julia for putting together these awesome costumes!! She’s the coolest, am I right?! Hope y’all have an AMAZING Friday!!
❤ Abbie and Julia

Fashion Friday: Little Red Riding Hood, Werewolf Huntress

Hey everyone and happy fashion Friday! Today will be part one of two posts on this costume! I will show you in this post how to make a floor-length red riding hood cape! Next week there will be a tutorial on how to make a werewolf vest, and how to do makeup and hair!

We will start with the cape. First thing you need is 2 and 1/2 yards of red fabric. I used this fabric called peach skin fabric. It has a beautiful color and the fabric literally feels like the skin of a peach… who’da thought that? The other cool thing about the fabric is that it was made really wide, so much so that I just took 2 yards and sewed it length-wise. I’ll explain more on that later. I also bought a hook for the clasp of my cape.

I cut 10 x 36 inches off the length of my cape for my hood.  I cut off whatever weird amount of fabric that was left on the end. With the weird fabric left, I had just enough to make a strip that fit around my neck with some room to spare. Take that strip and set it aside. Next, take the 10 x 36 in fabric and fold it in half. I then sewed one long side of the fabric. At this point there should be a folded in half side and a sewed side. In the photo below I drew what your hood should look like. The squiggle will be the folded part and the dotted line should be where you sewed.

After you have sewn all of that, take that strip that is your neck circumference and take the hood and sew the hood onto the strip. Set that aside.

Next, you will make the cape part. Now I really wanted my cape to be flowy. I didn’t care so much how long it was, but because I am so short it worked out to be floor-length on me! I started on one side of the length and started to gather it in sections. Don’t laugh but I ran out of pins so I had to keep it gathered the best way I could…. so enter paper clips. I made sure that when it was all gathered it fit around my neck and had a little room to spare.

I attempted to sew the gathering together with my sewing machine, but at some points I had 5 layers of fabric folded, so it didn’t work. I’m actually thankful that it didn’t work because the way I hand-sewed it you don’t see any stitching on the outside. Next, take the neck strip and hood combo and hand sew the gathered cape onto the neck strip. That will probably take awhile. I double sewed all of the cape gatherings just to make sure that it is sturdy.

Next I took the clasps and sewed them onto the neck strap! After this your cape is done!!

Right now I’m just going to show you the back of the cape! Next week you will get the full thing!

Don’t you just love the billow on that!?! I really do. I hope this has been informative and I hope you all have a happy fashion Friday!

❤ Abbie